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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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All time
# showbiz
YouTube bout earns millions as boxing keeps distance
More than 15,000 fans crowded into Britain’s Manchester Arena on Saturday to watch Logan Paul and KSI.
# food and drink
Deliveroo is giving all its staff shares in the company, but only a few Irish workers will benefit
The stock options scheme is not available to its thousands of delivery riders.
# digits
An Post criticised for not using Eircodes, but do you use them?
The state has spent €38 million on developing, rolling out and advertising Eircode.
# not fake news
O'Reilly could get €23m payout from Fox after being ousted over sexual harassment allegations
He has been in the headlines since an 1 April New York Times investigation revealed that he and Fox had covered up allegations of sexual harassment against him for at least 15 years.
# West Africa
Exiled Gambian leader 'stole millions' from country in his final weeks of power
Yahya Jammeh flew out of The Gambia on Saturday.
# Winning
Winning €1 million lotto ticket bought in Cork
Four tickets sold in Westmeath, Kerry and Dublin are worth €100,000 each.
# Permutations
How many millions do Dundalk stand to earn from further European progress?
Their recent run means the League of Ireland side are guaranteed at least €1 million.
# just resting
Revenue has taken back millions from people hiding money in offshore accounts
The organisation is appealing for anyone evading tax by holding money overseas to come forward.
# starlizard
The inside story on Britain's greatest sports gambler - and the company that helps him win
Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.
# ALTRUISM
Michael Jordan donates 'millions' to 23 children's charities
“I care deeply about the city of Chicago and have such incredible memories from my years there.”
# EuroMillions
Someone could be about to become €160 million better off
Scooping tonight’s Euromillions jackpot would make the winner one of Ireland’s richest people.
# Exito
'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas
300 bricks of high-quality cocaine each had a label with the word “éxito” (“success”).
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
# Money
Bale would have 'made millions' if he declared for England - Jack Grealish's agent
The Aston Villa midfielder is expected to confirm whether he will play for Ireland or the Three Lions in the next month.
William and Kate are still getting a hefty allowance from Prince Charles...
It’s good to be the (future) king.
# children's referendum
Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs
The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.
# millions
Revealed: Here's how much it will cost Joan to administer that Irish Water grant
The cost of organising and overseeing the payments was the subject of much debate back in January. Here’s the figure…
# around the country
What else could I get for the... €1.4 million pricetag on this luxury property in Howth?
We take a look at what €1.4 million would get you around the rest of the country.
# Expenses
Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year
… but millions were still spent.
# DNA
US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university
It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.
# excess
Here's how Nike's $200m man Rory McIlroy spends his money
The Irish golfer enjoys a lavish lifestyle away from the course.
# Fees
NAMA paid out over €143m in consultant fees since 2009
More than €18 million has been spent of legal fees since NAMA’s inception in 2009.
# SMEs
€125m fund to boost small and medium businesses
The funding will assist businesses that need capital for expansion.
# Tourism
The Gathering might return in five or seven years time, says Varadkar
The Gathering brought in more than 300,000 tourists, but he said it is not something that can be done too often.
# penalty fines
Ireland paid over €3.5m in EC fines over septic tanks and EIAs
The state has finished paying off the penalties related to environmental issues – they amounted to €3,648,000.
# Healthcare
Vhi recovers almost €7m that was overcharged in 2012
A total of €10.5 million was recovered through the actions of its Special Claims Investigation Unit and third party recovery process.
# Fakes
Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million
Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.
# lotto money
At last: the EuroMillions winner has just claimed their €94m winnings
The lucky son of a gun was one of two people who matched five numbers and two stars in the EuroMillions lotto draw last Tuesday.
# KAPUT
NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft is broken - but they're determined to fix it
The planet-hunting telescope is 40 million miles from Earth and searches for Earth-like planets outside our solar system.
# Property Porn
Photos: Here's an €11 million island up for sale in Bermuda
Because hey, who wouldn’t want to own their own island?
Voices
Column: Secrecy around TDs’ expenses is typical of Irish political culture
Yes, expenses need reform – but we need a larger conversation too, writes Sarah O’Neill.
# cashing in
'Ireland win at the Bell's Whisky Stadium' - Murrayfield considering name-change
The Scottish Rugby Union are hoping to follow in the footsteps of the IRFU that changed Lansdowne Road to the Aviva Stadium.
# generosity
Paul Newman fan leaves €7 million to Barretstown
The Kildare charity, founded by the Hollywood legend, provides fun camps to children with serious illnesses.
# Laundering
Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan
The plant was operating when gardaí searched the premises, and represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €7.5m per year.
# Waterford
Waterford hospital spent €7.1 million on agency staff over three years
Waterford Regional Hospital went from spending €800,000 on agency staff in 2009 to €3.2 million in 2011 – but the health minister said this amount is not significant compared to other hospitals.
# millions
Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...
Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.
# Palestine
Israel to release Palestinian taxes
Israel withheld the funds for two months. The decision is partly based on the fact that Palestinians are “backing off from some of their unilateral moves at the UN”, the country’s defence minister has said.
# Exports
€15 million made in new export contracts and alliances
The connections were made following an Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa.
# Contract
BT signs €9 million contract with Dept of Social Protection
The company will provide services to the department which will benefit its modernisation programme and its 7,000 staff.
# Investment
€6 million investment for Irish Rail improvements
The companywill receive €600,000 for heaters and €1 million to improve journey times between Portarlington and Dublin.